Product Manager/Strategist

We are hiring for both Product Managers and Product Strategists! See the PM description below and here, and the Strategist description here. Both are remote in 2021 and hybrid beyond, based in Canada.

Contact Ivana by email at iciric at connected dot io for any questions.

We are looking for experienced and talented Product Managers who are comfortable getting technical. The ideal candidate will have excellent client engagement skills and can take ownership of delivering ambitious connected products from ideation to launch. Are you smart, reliable, kind and excited to teach and learn? If so, we want you on our team!

Connected is a rapidly growing product development firm located in the heart of downtown Toronto. We partner with the world’s leading organizations to build software-powered products that are enjoyed by millions of users globally. You likely have our clients’ apps on your homescreen, their smart products in your home, or wear their devices every day to stay connected. Composed of software engineers, human-centred designers, and product managers, we are on a mission to build better products. Connected is one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium employers two years running and one of LinkedIn’s Top Startups


3+ years of digital product management experience
Experience architecting or programming software
Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (Engineering, Computer Science, etc)
Experience working successfully on an Agile team
Led a software development engagement on behalf of a client
Contributed to the design, development, or project management of software applications
Experience with project management frameworks, processes, and tools
Strong problem solving and decision making skills
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent presentation skills with the ability to drive consensus and build strong client relationships
Proven ability to exercise sound judgment, assertiveness and leadership
A flexible, driven, highly-organized and self-starter personality
Ability to excel in a fast-paced, collaborative and constantly changing workplace
Strong commitment to take ownership and make an impact while delivering quality products
Experience with design and innovation focused client engagements
Solid understanding of Design Thinking and Lean Startup methodologies
Client-facing skills and the ability to build strong relationships with the C-suite

Guiding clients through product innovation, prototype, validation, and development
Effectively tracking and communicating project status and metrics
Owning the Product plan and communicating progress
Maintaining a strong and positive relationship with Connected’s clients
Leading a project team and ensuring development cadence
Status reporting for your project and team
Managing story creation and backlog
Assisting in the management of key initiatives and programs supporting the strategic objectives of Connected
Working with team leads when project decisions are being made and collaborating with clients, designers, engineers, marketing, sales, and other business functions
Maintaining processes to ensure project management documentation, reports and plans are relevant, accurate and complete
Coaching, mentoring and sharing information on a regular basis
Sharing your knowledge of processes, tools and methodologies to new Product Managers
Ability to travel as required by client and engagement needs

We’re proudly employee owned, with stock option grants for all full-time permanent employees
4 weeks’ vacation
Generous extended health benefits
Parental Leave and Maternity Leave
Annual Education Credit for conferences, courses, workshops, and books to support your professional development
Annual Fitness Credit for gym memberships, running shoes, or classes
In 2021, an annual allowance to support a working from home setup
We’re launching a pilot program where you can work from anywhere in the world for up to 30 days
Our quarterly “Disconnect” events which are a chance for us to bond and unwind as a team
You want to join our team because:

You’re excited to take on the next generation of tech after mobile by building better products that erase the friction between people and technology
PM’s have direct access to founders, management, and key decision makers at both Connected and client organizations
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Connected welcomes applications from all candidates. We especially encourage candidates to apply who are Women, Indigenous, LGBTQ+, People of Colour, candidates in caregiving roles, immigrants, and persons living with disabilities. We are an equal opportunity employer who recognizes the value of every individual’s contribution to the success of our team, clients, employees and community. We are committed to equal employment opportunities in our recruiting, hiring, employee development and promotion practices.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing or calling 647-478-7493. Please provide your name, preferred contact method, and a detailed description of the nature of any accommodation that you may require. Please include any materials or processes that may be used to ensure your equal participation.

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